Roman Mars of 99% Invisible and writer Daniel Alarcón, the host and executive producer of Radio Ambulante, tell the story of a poet who changes Santiago, Chile, with building poems.
Joseph Shabalala tells the story of how music comes to him in his dreams.
Scott Shepherd had the lead role in a play where he read every single word of the Great Gatsby on stage. Without intending to, he memorized each of the book's 50,000 words.
One night in Plano, Texas, bowler Bill Fong was close to hitting three perfect games in a row.
Nicholas Feltron tries to graph the impossible - daily life.
Audio collector Randy Riddle lets us listen to selections from his massive collection of sixteen-inch transcription disks, a recording format from the 1930s.
Dick speaks with Dianne Dwyer Modestini, the art restorer who discovered a painting by Salvatore Mundi was actually a painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
A poem read by Nikky Finney about the aftermath of the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina.
A song from a recently released Louis Armstrong track.
Ron Carter, a jazz double bass player, has been recorded on more than 2,000 albums.
Poet Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
WBEZ and the Center for Public Integrity investigate the case of Carlos Centeno, a worker who was burned by water and chemicals at a factory.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks with novelist T. Geronimo Johnson about his sprawling debut "Hold It ’Til It Hurts."
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